Strain number NIES-3999  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Trichodesmium sp.  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Kuroshio current in the Okinawa Trough Japan (2014-07-19)  
Latitude / Longitude 27.783522708 / 126.703666667 
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seawater)  
History < Noël, Mary-Hélène  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Noël, Mary-Hélène (2014-07-30)  
Identified by Kawachi, Masanobu  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  Modified AQUIL  
Temperature:  25 C
Light intensity:  8-11 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  14 D  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics Red tide ; Nitrogen fixation  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Chikyu14  
Remarks Unstable; Fragile species to transportation stresses; Fragile species to temperature changes; Read and agree "How to order 4.1" 

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